Departments Of Shalakya Tantra

The Shalakya Tantra is an important branch of Ayurveda dealing with the diseases situated above the clavicle concerned with the disorders of Ear, Nose, Throat, Eye, Dental, Head and Neck. The department gives emphasis on Ayurvedic treatment procedures like Kriya Kalpa, Nasya, Moordha taila, Eye Exersises, Basti etc along with surgical training in the concerned field. Since this specialty deals with narrow and delicate parts of body, it requires various specialized instruments for diagnosis and treatment. Hence, the term Shalaki is used for the specialists of Shalakyatantra and uses specialized probe instruments called Shalaka.